Suneil Anand

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Suneil Anand
Born 30 June 1956 (age 61)
Zürich, Switzerland
Parent(s) Dev Anand
Kalpana Kartik

Suneil Anand (born 30 June 1956) is a Swiss-born Indian film actor[1] and director. He is the son of former actors Dev Anand[2] and Kalpana Kartik. He is currently involved in running Navketan Films.

Early life[edit]

He was born in 1956 in Zurich, Switzerland, while his parents were on their way to attend the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, where he was the youngest delegate.

He has a degree in Business Administration[2] from American University, Washington, D.C.

His uncles are Chetan Anand and Vijay Anand. His cousins are Bollywood actor and film-maker Shekhar Kapoor, Neelu, and Aruna. Neelu was married to actor Navin Nischol, while Aruna is married to Parikshit Sahni, son of Balraj Sahni.

He has trained in Wing Tsun in Hong Kong.[2]


He has acted in Anand aur Anand (1984),[3] Car Thief (1986), Main Tere Liye (1988), and Master (2001).[4]

He directed his first movie, Master in 2001, and is presently[when?] starring in and directing a Hollywood Movie, Vagator Mixer.


  1. ^ Saibal Chatterjee; Encyclopædia Britannica; Govind Nihalani (2004). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema: An Enchanting Close-Up of India's Hindi Cinema. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. p. 520. ISBN 81-7991-066-0. 
  2. ^ a b c "Suneil Anand makes India's first martial arts movie : Bollywood News : IndiaExpress.Com". Archived from the original on 17 July 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2008. 
  3. ^ Chaitanya Padukone (3 October 2007). "DNA - After Hrs - Anand to direct Anand - Daily News & Analysis". Archived from the original on 17 July 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2008. 
  4. ^ Alter, Stephen (2007). Fantasies of a Bollywood Love Thief: Inside the World of Indian Moviemaking. Harvest Books. p. 79. ISBN 0-15-603084-5. 

5. Anand, Dev (2007), Romancing With Life, An Autobiography, Penguin/ Viking, pp. p. 162, 165-166, 168, 178, 247, 274-277, 284, 314, 358-59, 411. ISBN 0-670-08124-8.